Job Information Human Resources Officer (Re-Advertised) NGO Information Job Information
Contract Duration 6 months
Governorate Baghdad
Job Shift 8:00 to 5:00
Nationality National
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2019-03-17
Minimum Education Bachelor Degree
Degree Title University degree in HR & Administration
Minimum Experience 1 Year
Required Travel
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2020-01-13
Deadline Date 2020-01-31
[Baghdad,Iraq ]

Overall purpose

 The Human resources Officer (HR officer) is responsible for any human resources and administrative tasks under supervisioVn of the Administration Manager

Responsibilities and scope of duties

Ensure the HR management of the staff, in compliance with national rules and the donor and Première Urgence Internationale procedures, under supervision of the Admin manager CSI

Contribute to HR management of the mission

Ensure the respect and development of HR policy

Ensure preparation of monthly payment of salaries, under supervision of the  Admin manager CSI

Specific goals and related activities


  • Record absences in the HR database
  • Guarantee the administrative management of expatriates within the Première Urgence Internationale mission (file, visa, plane tickets...)
  • Ensure archiving and monitoring of individual folders and deliver all documents relative to the professional life of Première Urgence Internationale employees
  • Check dates of employment contracts and inform the Administration manager when they are due to expire
  • Participate in the monitoring of work contracts on the base
  • Contribute to the follow-up of annual appraisal
  • Keep an organisation chart updated for the bases
  • Assist the Administration manager in the organisation and conduct of meetings with personnel representatives
  • Participate in the application of policies relating to salaries and benefits for Première Urgence Internationale
  • Collect the necessary information to monitor changes in the cost of living
  • Keep informed of all bills and changes associated with employment law, employment in general, and staff training.
  • Provide the information and statistical data required for drawing up budgets and salary costs
  • Forward updates, regarding all expatriate and local staff and their contract terms (dates, position, monthly allowance);
  • Keep track of the days off and all other kinds of leaves for the national staff and to make sure the process is respected;
  • Prepare and follow-up the Lease agreement contract.
  • Keep informed of all bills and changes associated with employment law, employment in general, and staff training.
  • Receive each week the attendance sheets for each department, review them and control that we have the documents (leave request, sickness certificate…).
  • Assist the Area coordinator during meetings with personnel representatives, authorities…


  • Ensure physical and IT archiving, as well as securing administrative document
  • Follow the date and prepare the external inspection (Ministry of Labour, Donors, etc)


  • Ensure that the recruitment policy is implemented and respected
  • Publish the announcement online and to receive CVs. 
  • Ensure that all the recruitment document (selection  grid, comparative table, technical tests) are available in all the files;
  • Assist the Admin Manager in the recruitments and help holding interviews when needed
  • File and archive the resume received on the email address for each department;
  • Guarantee that procedures for recruitment and terminating contracts are adhered to
  • Welcome and participate in administrative briefing of new personnel expatriate and national staff
  • Prepare new employment contracts
  • Inform new employees about internal regulations
  • Draw up administrative documents relating to employment contracts
  • Prepare and/or gather supporting documents related to each local staff contract : Première Urgence Internationale card, ID and driving license copies, blood type justification, certificates;
  • Help preparing local staff contracts and agreements (new recruitment, contract extensions or renewals) and ensure each staff is aware of contract terms and conditions
  • Inform new employees about internal regulations.

4.         PAYMENT

  • Update the HR DataBase with monthly attendance;
  • Prepare the pay roll at the end of each month;
  • Prepare the expatriates per diem at the beginning of each month ;
  • Update the Salary database every time a change arise.
  • Compile and verify monthly the information entered by bases in the HR data base.
  • Fill monthly the information in the HR data base.
  • Issue pay slips and organize with the finance assistant the payment of salaries after approval by the Admin Manager
  • Calculate taxes and duties and create pay records for the relevant organisations.

5.         OTHER DUTIES

Ensure the confidential information that is dealt with the course of the work remain  within the Admin and Finance department only and are not shared within or outside Première Urgence Internationale.

Qualifications & Preferred Skills


Required knowledge and skills





Education / Training


  University degree in administration


 Human resources certificate


Professional experience

  Minimum 1 year experience in human resources

 Experience with NGOs



Knowledge and skills



   Writing skills

   Analytical skills

  Pedagogical skills

 Ability to work with international people

 Ability to work in unstable circumstances















Pack Office








Required Personal Characteristics (fitting into team, suitability for the job and assignment/mission)


  • Good relational capacities
  • Responsiveness
  • Well organized
  • Team spirit
  • Training skills
  • Ability to take initiative to deal with difficulties encountered in daily work and suggest improvement
  •  Autonomy, neutrality




  • Motivation to help people in need
  • Conflict resolution and diplomacy experience
  • Good communication and diplomacy skills to manage relationship in potentially tense situations
How To Apply


In order to submit an application, all candidates are invited to fill the following google form by clicking on the link below:

Premiere Urgence will proceed to the preselection of candidates on a rolling basis and reserve the right to close the advertisement as soon as a candidate is identified for the position. Therefore, you are kindly invited to submit your application as soon as possible.

Kindly note that all applications received by email or by paper will not be considered. Only those submitted through the application link will be processed.

Premiere Urgence International thank you for your interest in the organization.

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